Sarah S Morris

Femaleabout 1864–

Brief Life History of Sarah S

When Sarah S Morris was born about 1864, in Georgia, United States, her father, Sanford M. Morris, was 33 and her mother, Hannah James, was 29. She lived in Milton, Georgia, United States in 1870.

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Sanford M. Morris
Hannah James
Mary Ellen Morris
Lula Morris
Sarah S Morris
Arvie Morris
Priscilla Morris
Wiley Morris
Nancy E Morris
Laura Josephine Morris
Narcissa Morris
Rosie Morris
William S Morris
Martha E Morris
Matthew Anderson Morris
Minnie Caroline Morris
Rinnie Jane Morris

Sources (3)

  • Sarah S Morris in household of Sanford Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah S Morris - Government record: birth-name: Sarah S Morris
  • Sarah Morris in household of Sanford Morris, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 29

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus (see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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